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01.13.2020 Mushroom Monday

Just a lovely oyster mushroom in Quabbin. It was misting yesterday morning and I thought it was worth getting out and seeing whatever I could see.  Well, it rained fairly hard for a short time and things got pretty wet, … Continue reading

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11.21.2019 OY! It’s an oyster.

Oyster Mushroom, that is.  A couple from the archives.  Oddly, I’ve shot oyster mushrooms-Pleurotus ostreatus many times but haven’t shared them on the blog.

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11.17.2019 The once and future maple

A forest floor intimate from Acadia N.P.

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09.21.2019 Cluck, cluck, cluck

Last September I came a cross a log that had several of these beautiful Chicken of the Woods mushrooms (Laetiporus sulphureus).  Although I don’t forage this was tempting as they are known to be delicious.  I left it where I … Continue reading

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07.02.2019 Two+ from West Branch of Fever Brook Pond

Partridge berries make nice ground cover and, of course, keep partridges fat and happy. One of these days I’ll get a shot of the berries but for now this pair of flowers (they are always in pairs) will do. This … Continue reading

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06.06.2019 Bursting forth

  Amidst all the green, burnt orange beckoned at the roadside.

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09.26.2018 Three Edibles

I don’t forage, so these had nothing to fear from me and I wasn’t going to deprive all those spores of their destinies.  But there are a few mushrooms that are unmistakable even to a layperson like me. This is … Continue reading

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08.23.2018 Here you go, Andrew…a waterfall and a mushroom

This past Sunday I visited Bear’s Den to see how the waterfall was doing.  It was doing very well.  Lots and lots of water.  (I posted a tannin colored cascade from here the other day) And there was also an … Continue reading

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08.21.2018 Coral-pink Merulius

After two shots of froggie yesterday, he hopped under a log.  When I hopped over the log to see if I could see him I saw this instead. Phlebia incarnata.  There were several groups of these along the log but … Continue reading

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08.12.2018 Amanita…do not eat a

The Blusher (Amanita rubescens) is variable in appearance. Supposedly edible if properly prepared (like a pufferfish), but as I suggest in the title, I wouldn’t take a chance on any Amanita.

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